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08/14/2017

Final Rule Alert: TSCA Inventory Reset Reporting Requirement

In order to determine which of the roughly 85,000 chemicals on the TSCA Inventory are still “active” in commerce, US EPA today promulgated a Final Rule to require chemical facilities to report on chemicals manufactured or imported over a ten-year period between June 21, 2006 and June 21, 2016.  

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08/07/2017

How to Manage Chrome 6 Under TSCA

EPA's TSCA regulations at 40 CFR 749 apply to any person using hexavalent chromium-based water treatment chemicals as well as any person who distributes hexavalent chromium-based water treatment chemicals for use in such systems.

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07/21/2017

2 Final Rules: EPA Ready to Start TSCA Chemical Evaluations

US EPA last week posted two Final Rules to the Federal Register that describe how the Agency will carry out its responsibilities for prioritizing and evaluating chemical substances as required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. 

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07/17/2017

Scope Documents for First 10 TSCA Chemical Risk Evaluations Now Available

US EPA has announced the availability of documents that lay out the scope of the risk evaluations EPA will perform on the first 10 chemicals identified for evaluation under TSCA, as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“The Lautenberg Law”).   

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02/14/2017

New Online Course: Superfund and Right-to-Know Act Regulations

Lion Technology this month launched a new online course to help EHS managers ensure compliance with the complex, overlapping EPA chemical reporting requirements under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund).

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01/17/2017

EPA’s Proposed Plan to Evaluate TSCA Inventory Chemicals

To determine which TSCA inventory chemicals are active and which are inactive, US EPA has proposed a “retrospective electronic notification” for chemicals manufactured/imported between June 2006 and June 2016 (approximately).

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01/11/2017

Final Rule: TSCA Chemical Reporting for Nanoscale Materials

US EPA today announced it has finalized new chemical reporting and recordkeeping regulations for chemical substances manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials. 

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01/11/2017

EPA to Add CERCLA Financial Responsibility Requirements for Chemical Industry, Others

In today’s Federal Register, US EPA announced it will move forward with a rulemaking to establish financial responsibility requirements for the chemical, petroleum, and electric power industries under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). 

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01/09/2017

Superfund and Right-to-Know Act FAQ

Here we break down key terms in US EPA's chemical emergency preparedness and reporting regulations, CERCLA and EPCRA, to help chemical facility EHS managers understand and meet their responsibilities under these two major programs.

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12/08/2016

EPA Proposes to Ban TCE for Certain Uses Under TSCA

US EPA has proposed a rule to “prohibit the manufacture, processing, and distribution in commerce of Trichloroethylene (TCE)” for certain uses. The proposed TCE ban is EPA’s first such action under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.

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